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How does the ear hear? : and other questions about ... the five senses

Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, 2014.
Series: Good question.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What are the five senses? How do they help keep us safe? Why are two ears better than one? Why do some people need glasses? Why does food taste worse when we have a cold? And WHY can't we tickle ourselves? Find out in this SENSE-sational book!"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Stewart
ISBN: 9781454906728 1454906723 9781454906735 1454906731
OCLC Number: 852400037
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm.
Contents: How do your senses keep you safe? --
How do messages from your senses travel to your brain? --
The human eye --
How do your eyes work? --
Why do some people wear eyeglasses? --
Why are two eyes better than one? --
Why do some animals have eyes on the sides of their heads? --
Do all animals see the way people do? --
Why are two ears better than one? --
Why do your ears stick out? --
The human ear --
How does the ear hear? --
Why does a fire alarm sound louder than a whisper? --
Can some animals hear sounds that people can't? --
The human nose --
How does breathing help you smell? --
How many scents can people smell? --
Do some animals have a better sense of smell than people? --
Are some parts of your skin more sensitive than others? --
The human skin --
Why are your fingers so sensitive? --
Why do ice cubes feel cold? --
What causes an itch? --
Why can't you tickle yourself? --
How does saliva help you taste? --
Why does food taste different when you have a cold?
Series Title: Good question.
Responsibility: by Melissa Stewart.

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